Solar eclipse of November 11, 1901

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Solar eclipse of November 11, 1901
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.4758
Magnitude 0.9216
Maximum eclipse
Duration 661 sec (11 m 1 s)
Coordinates 10°48′N 68°54′E / 10.8°N 68.9°E / 10.8; 68.9
Max. width of band 336 km (209 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 7:28:21
References
Saros 141 (17 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9284

An annular solar eclipse occurred on November 11, 1901. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 1901-1902[edit]

Each member in a semester series of solar eclipses repeats approximately every 177 days and 4 hours (a semester) at alternating nodes of the Moon's orbit.

Solar eclipse series sets from 1901-1902
Descending node   Ascending node
136 May 18, 1901
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Total
141 November 11, 1901
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Annular
146 May 7, 1902
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Partial
151 October 31, 1902
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Partial

Saros 141[edit]

Solar Saros 141 repeats every 18 years, 11 days and contains 70 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on May 19, 1613. It contains annular eclipses from August 4, 1739 through October 14, 2460. There are no total eclipses in this series. The series ends at member 70 as a partial eclipse on June 13, 2857. [1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "NASA - Catalog of Solar Eclipses of Saros 141". Eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 

References[edit]